Douglas Cody graduated from Villanova University in 1992, and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corp. He served on active duty in a variety of assignments as a Marine Infantry Officer until 1995, when he was selected for the Marine Corps Funded Law Education Program. Mr. Cody attended Rutgers School of Law and graduated with honors in 1998.
Mr. Cody served as a Federal prosecutor and trial defense counsel in all types of major felony criminal cases. Additionally, while serving in the military law branch in the Pentagon, he was responsible for providing legal advice to Commandant of the Marine Corps, Department of Defense Office of General Counsel, and Office of the Secretary of Defense in matters of military law pertaining to the conduct of the Global War on Terror.
Douglas Cody and his wife, Kerri, reside in Hammonton, New Jersey.
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Douglas Cody is an attorney of superior abilities, great work ethic, and unimpeachable integrity. Doug worked for me, with me, and against me in a period of three years at Quantico, Virginia well over ten years ago. I have kept up with him ever since. I have had dozens of attorneys work for me, and he is by far one of the top advocates with whom I have had the pleasure to serve.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Award for Trial Advocacy||Association of the Bar of the City of New York||1999|
|JAG||United States Marine Corps||1998 - 2004|
|Infantry Officer||United States Marine Corps||1992 - 1995|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Association of US Military Veterans||N/A||N/A|
|Marine Corps Executives Group||N/A||N/A|
|Avvo Legal Guide||The Nature and Purpose of Military Law and the Need for Civilian Counsel||2012|
|Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - Camden||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1998|
|Villanova University||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1992|